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Old 04-22-2014, 12:04 PM   #21
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I ran a 10/15 setup for a while with no issues. My only recommendation is to ensure you use a torque wrench and do a 10/100/500 mile torque-check because the 10mm spacer is actually 2mm thicker than the 'maximum' spacing available on the OEM lugs up front.
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Old 04-22-2014, 03:41 PM   #22
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Are you saying i wont need to swap out the front studs with the 10mm?
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Are you saying i wont need to swap out the front studs with the 10mm?
I'm saying that I didn't swap mine when I had the 10/15 setup, but that I always ensured my wheels were torqued to specifications (not just 'gutentight').

The technically-correct answer is that anything thicker than 8mm should have longer studs installed. If you don't have the funds/time to swap lugs you should at least invest in a torque wrench.
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no i was planing on swapping them(got a torque wrench) but if i dont have to on the front then it saves me some time. Would 10/15 be the max i can get with a 45 offset or can i do more?
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no i was planing on swapping them(got a torque wrench) but if i dont have to on the front then it saves me some time. Would 10/15 be the max i can get with a 45 offset or can i do more?
Pm me your wheel/tire info (all of the sizing) and I can look it up when I get home or you can use my wheel/tire package as reference though you might want to subtract a couple mm to eliminate rubbing)-
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hey all! still no problems here after installing H&R 20/25mm spacers on Sportline springs and 215/50/R17 tire. props to dyn085 again for helping me out with the fitment. This guy know his stuff lol.

I'm wondering if when I buy new tires, if I can upgrade to 235/40/R17 without messing up the fitment...
This is the exact information I was looking for. I have a 2014 SE with 235/40/17s. I want to put on the H&R DRM 20mm spacers (part number 4035633). All my research led me to believe this would work... your post confirms it.

Do you happen to have any pics? I am at stock height, but I would love to see your current fitment. TIA.
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Just for a visual reference, here is what the 17x7's look like with 25m spacers all around and the OEM Continental tires.

This is with Sportline springs, and there was only minor rubbing when driving like a human being over good to moderate roads.

Dyn085, I believe the 17x7 owners will have no issues with running a 20mm adapter kit. there are very large pockets between the lug holes.


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This is with Sportline springs, and there was only minor rubbing when driving like a human being over good to moderate roads.

Dyn085, I believe the 17x7 owners will have no issues with running a 20mm adapter kit. there are very large pockets between the lug pockets.
You are correct, so long as the wheels are OEM or have the same offset as OEM. Most, like Mishka, are running 20/25 f/r setups. You probably have roughly the same rubbing as I do, mine is just worse due to being lower.
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You are correct, so long as the wheels are OEM or have the same offset as OEM. Most, like Mishka, are running 20/25 f/r setups. You probably have roughly the same rubbing as I do, mine is just worse due to being lower.
I more meant the extra 5mm of factory lug sticking through the spacer will have a place to go without modification, not just the lack of or only moderate tire scrubbing.
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I more meant the extra 5mm of factory lug sticking through the spacer will have a place to go without modification, not just the lack of or only moderate tire scrubbing.
I see now; I think I just misread it.
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